With the spread of Corona 19 in Korea fierce, the number of new confirmed patients rose to 700 again today (21st).

The Central Defense Response Headquarters announced that as of today's 0 o'clock, the number of new corona19 confirmed cases increased by 731 people, accumulating 115,000,926.

The number increased by 182 from yesterday (549), and it has risen to 700 in one week since the 14th (731).

The'weekend/holiday effect', which drastically decreases the number of inspections compared to weekdays, has disappeared, showing a sharp increase again.

Looking at the infection route of today's new confirmed cases, local outbreaks are 692 people and overseas inflows are 39 people.

The number of confirmed cases estimated to have been infected in the community increased significantly from yesterday (529), reaching 700.

The number of confirmed local outbreaks is also the highest after the 14th (714).

Looking at the recent Corona 19 epidemic, it has entered the beginning of the '4th epidemic' as the aftermath of the'third pandemic', which began in earnest since mid-November last year, was followed by large and small infections in various places before the aftermath of the'third pandemic' subsided.

From the 15th of this month to today, the number of new confirmed cases for the past week is 698 → 673 → 658 → 671 → 532 → 549 → 731 people per day.

During this period, 500 units are numbered 2, 600 units are numbered 4, and 700 units are numbered 1.

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